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Poems of Banjo Paterson

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Poems of Banjo Paterson game quiz
"Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson is one of Australia's well known poets. See how much you know about his poems. Should be pretty easy for the Australians who take this quiz."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. 'It was the man from Ironbark who struck' ... where?
    Melbourne city
    the big smoke
    Wagga Wagga
    Sydney town


2. After the Man from Ironbark's adventure, what was 'all the go way up in Ironbark'?
    Riding bicycles
    Flowing beards
    Catching cattle
    Leaving town


3. One of Banjo's love poems was titled 'As Long As Your Eyes Are ... ' which colour?
    Brown
    Black
    Green
    Blue


4. What type of tree did the swagman camp under in 'Waltzing Matilda'?
    Mulga
    Western Red Cedar
    Gum
    Coolibah


5. In 'Waltzing Matilda' the swagman steals a 'jumbuck'. What is a jumbuck?
    Sheep
    Cow
    Kangaroo
    Wombat


6. In the poem 'Mulga Bill's Bicycle', where was Mulga Bill from?
    Eaglehawk
    Sydney town
    Ironbark
    the Outback


7. 'The Geebung Polo Club' is about a country polo club that plays a game against a snobby city team. What is the name of the city team in this great poem?
    High and Mighty Team
    The Big Smoke Boys
    The City Slickers
    Cuff and Collar Team


8. What name was the boy given in 'The Bush Christening'?
    Patrick
    Mulga Bill
    McQuirk
    Maginnis


9. 'There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around' is the first line from which famous poem?
    'When Darcy Rode the Mule'
    The Man From Snowy River'
    'Brumby's Run'
    'The Amateur Rider'


10. In 'Clancy of the Overflow', where had Clancy gone to?
    Victoria
    Queensland
    West
    North


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Compiled Jun 28 12